December 1, 2012; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith (12) reacts after being doused with water after the game against the Kansas Jayhawks at Milan Puskar Stadium. The West Virginia Mountaineers won 59-10. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Geno Smith Will Go #1 But Not To Kansas City


The Scene: My car, 4:30pm on March 12th.

It had been a normal day at work and I had just picked up my daughter from preschool for our 30 minute commute home, I turned over the radio to KC’s 610 AM and anxiously waited to hear if the Chiefs had struck early in free agency. I was excited, like a kid at Christmas. We have Anthony Fasano, “great” I thought. We have Mike DeVito from the Jets, “solid move” was my reaction. Then came word that the Alex Smith deal was finalized AND that the Chiefs had committed a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract to Chase Daniel to be their back up QB. It was at this moment that the truth finally sunk in.

The Kansas City Chiefs really aren’t going to draft Geno Smith.

My body went numb. Turning my head so my 5 year old in the back seat couldn’t see I stared out at the open highway in front of me and let this truth wash over me. A single solitary tear running down my cheek.

Okay, so I’m being a LITTLE melodramatic.

While this might be a slight exaggeration of how things went down (we all know I looked online before I left to pick up my daughter to see if the Chiefs had signed anyone), it does paint the picture of my true feelings on the matter. I REALLY wanted the Chiefs to draft Geno Smith. Even after news of the Alex Smith trade broke and I publicly declared my Geno Smith to the Chiefs bandwagon dismantled I was secretly holding out hope that it still might happen. The “Geno to KC” fan club meetings were still being held at undisclosed secret locations, but once news of the Daniel deal broke the little piece of hope that burned inside me was eternally “snuffed out” (sorry, probably too melodramatic again).

I still think Geno will be a franchise QB. I still think that the Chiefs would have been better off in the long run (maybe not next year) with Geno and their 2nd round draft pick then with Alex Smith, but it’s time to move on. I’m now focused on how my beloved Chiefs can best succeed going forward with Alex Smith as their starting QB. Amazingly, I believe the answer does involve Geno Smith being drafted with the #1 pick, just not by the Chiefs.

I completely understand Patrick Allen’s position he laid out so well (check it out HERE if you haven’t read it yet) regarding the Chiefs taking Geno, but it’s time to move on. The comments section and entire Chiefs blogosphere still contains people with their hopes up that Geno will be in KC next year. It’s not happening. I’m not trying to be a downer here. I LOVE Geno Smith. I spent the better part of 2 weeks making a 14 minute video breaking down why he should go #1. Alex Smith didn’t put the nail in the coffin, but the Daniel signing did. If KC was remotely considering Geno or any other QB in the first couple rounds, there’s no reason to pay Chase Daniel what they are paying him next year. Remember, this is a team that watched Geno’s tape, watched him throw at the combine, talked to him face to face, and then went straight home to KC and traded for Alex Smith. They don’t want Geno. I’ve accepted it, and so should you.

It’s okay though, I still think Geno can help KC build a playoff team.

I’m now convinced more than ever before that Geno Smith will be the #1 pick in this year’s draft. It just won’t be Kansas City that selects him. I now feel confident that the Chiefs will be able to trade out of the top pick so that another team can move up and take Geno.

I’ve been on the Geno bandwagon for months. Not because of internet hype, but because I took the time to watch every snap of him that I could find and felt that he had “star QB” upside. I watched the good games and the bad and my thought was that even though Geno was inconsistent, he possessed the talent to be elite if he received good coaching and time to develop. My view was not shared by most draft “experts”. As recently as the NFL combine Mike Mayock said that he’d give Geno a late first round grade.

Then he went out and threw some passes at his pro day, indoors, in shorts, with no defense, no rush, to WRs he’s thrown to for years, with months of practice on those exact throws and routes, and now everybody loves him.

I find that hilarious.

Everyone says it’s a player’s game tape that matters most, not workouts, and then after a pro day they bump him up from a late first round prospect to a sure fire top ten pick (I’m looking at you Mayock). I may be 100% wrong about Geno Smith, but at least my opinion was formed from watching his games not some staged performance that doesn’t translate to NFL games. Now suddenly Geno is the hot name. The Jaguars sent their entire front office to go watch him, the Eagles gave him a major work over at a personal work out. The Cardinals need a QB and let’s not forget about the Buffalo Bills (more on them in a minute).

There is no FA starting QB market for teams to turn to. There isn’t anyone available that is going to improve a team at QB, even if your starter is Blaine Gabbert, Mark Sanchez, John Skelton, or Tavaris Jackson. That’s how bad things are out there. QB is everything in this league and there are multiple teams out there that are significantly worse at QB than the Chiefs are now. That gives KC great leverage.

I know many of you want Geno Smith. So do I. I know many of you think we’d be better off with Geno over Alex Smith. I agree. John Dorsey and Andy Reid don’t. So instead of spending the next month hoping for something that isn’t happening I’ve turned my attention to the much more likely scenario which is one of these teams that are starved for a QB trading up to get Geno. Just a few weeks ago this was very unlikely. All the experts said he wasn’t worth it. Now Geno is a top ten pick and the clear best QB in the draft. A quarterback that is a sure fire top ten pick and clearly the best QB in his draft class is a valuable commodity. A commodity that someone will value enough to make a deal with KC for. Now, KC may not get the return that others have for the pick, but they can still get themselves a pretty good haul.

This is where the Buffalo Bills come in. In my opinion, Bills GM Buddy Nix is not a very smart man. The same GM that gave Ryan Fitzpatrick a FAT long term contract and drastically overpaid for Mario Williams made public comments earlier in the season about the Bills needing to get a franchise QB (despite the fact that HE paid Fitzpatrick like a franchise QB just a couple years ago) in the draft. Then he managed to get tricked into calling the Bucs GM and was recorded doing it. He basically told everyone in the world that Fitzpatrick wasn’t going to be his starter going forward. He also basically said that finding a QB was the key to their success going forward. Immediately after this recording went public the Bills cut Fitzpatrick. So now the Bills sit at pick #8 in the draft with no starting caliber QB on their roster, an intentional public statement that they would draft a franchise QB on record, an unintentional statement about them needing a QB this offseason because their (then) current QB wasn’t good enough on record, and no hope that the one QB seen as a possible franchise QB will still be there when they pick.

The Bills have their backs against the wall. The fact that the teams picking in slots 2-4 are all showing interest in Geno helps KC’s cause. If the Bills want Geno there is no way that they can hope he falls to them now and since one of the other teams that may be interested is the Jags at #2, the Bills will have to go all the way to #1 in order to land him for sure. We all know that QBs are over drafted and this year will be no exception.

So what do I think KC can get from KC?

I think the minimum return is Buffalo’s first and second round picks this year AND their first round pick next year.

I know what some of you are going to say “Nobody is giving that up for the first pick this year!” Really? The Falcons gave up more than that to move up to #5 to take a WR. The Redskins gave up THREE first round picks and change to get RG3. The Bills could still claim that they got their franchise QB at a discount compared to what other teams have and would have had to pay in other drafts. Plus, the Bills will be at a disadvantage in dealing for the first pick compared to teams like Jax and Philly who draft in front of them. Therefore, they will be forced to offer more than those teams if they want their man.

Let the record state that I am on record as stating that Geno Smith will be drafted #1 overall by the Buffalo Bills. Write it down.

Geno Smith has always been my plan when it came to the Chiefs and the 2013 draft. I’ve just had to change that plan given where things stand now. Geno Smith is not going to be a Kansas City Chief, but he is still the key to the Chiefs’ draft. I just hope KC fans can all come to terms with that.

I finally have.

As always, thanks for reading and GO CHIEFS!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • [email protected]

    So it is true Geno Smith could be the future of put franchise. But in the shape of draft picks that will help build our team for years to come…works for me

  • ArrowFan

    First off the Smith trade was landed before the combine even started. The media leak came out on a Saturday and the QB didn’t start their workouts until Sunday. So anyone who holds a theory that the the Chiefs checked out Geno at the combine then ran straight to the 49′s begging for Alex is wrong. They where begging for Alex long before the combine even started. Now I do agree that the Danels deal puts a major downer on Geno. However we may still draft a top guy if we work out a trade so I for one am not going to lose hope on a first round QB, or even a 2nd. I just don’t want the Faiders to get Geno or any other team in the AFC West. That would just ruin my day. Owe and us drafting a Lineman with with #1 over all pick would ruin my day just as fast.

    • micah stephenson

      Man thats what im saying. Draft another O lineman. BORING!!!! Does anybody remember the top O lineman from last yr? But I bet we all remember all 4 QBs taken 1st rd.

      • berttheclock

        Yes, to teams which already had foundation o-linemen in place to protect them. Ask Peyton Manning how “BORING!!!” Clady happens to be.

        • micah stephenson

          There are 10 Klady’s in every draft. Only 1 or 2 GENOTYPES in every draft.

          • berttheclock

            Oh really? Three time pro bowler LTs made up of 10 such in every draft, eh? Clady was taken in ’08 after Jake Long. Only Duane Brown of the Texans who taken after Albert has made the pro bowl as well, There were several other OTs taken, but, most of them are of the lesser category, including the OT from KU who went to the Bengals. Geez, with 10 Clady types in every draft, the Pro Bowls must be overloaded with offensive tackles, eh?

          • micah stephenson

            Wat im trying to say is yr after yr after the draft is deep at OT. You can get an OT anywhere any time. But u can only get the best rookie QB with the 1st pick n the draft.

          • http://www.facebook.com/michelle.g.osborne.5 Michelle Greenway Osborne

            I don’t post here often mostly a reader but don’t u guys think the pro bowl is an overrated way of judgeing talent the best players don’t always go i think its more of a popularity contest than anything else

          • King Kracka

            That statement is just flat out inaccurate. The draft is not deep, year after year, with OT’s.

            I for one am glad we got Alex Smith, a QB who is at least proven himself to be successful in this league. There are NO good qb’s in this draft. Last years draft was a fluke. There hasn’t been a qb class that great in a draft since the 80′s. None of the qb’s in this draft are worth taking at #1. Hell most of the probably aren’t worth taking in the first round. That doesn’t mean someone won’t, because they will. I’m just glad it won’t be us.

          • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

            THANK YOU. I love when people use their heads. Id love to have a Russel Wilson or RG3 on my team as much as the next guy, but you shouldn’t reach big time for Geno just to try and satisfy that want. We have a potential top 10 QB on our roster who was the #1 overall!!! (people seem to forget this) In reality we already got a #1 pick QB for less, so be happy

          • micah stephenson

            Uh yes it is. Its normal for 5-7 OTs to get drafted in the 1st rd every yr. Wen if ever are 5-7 QBs taken 1st rd?

      • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

        Good O line translates to good QBs! We have a potential top 10 QB on our team if we give him a solid O line and weapons! lets make it happen! Plus Alex is a proven starter, unlike Cassel was or Geno is. No, he’s not the sexy young QB everyone wants on their team, but he IS a solid QB. Something we haven’t had since trent green went down.

    • berttheclock

      I’m sure Reggie McKenzie would love to have Geno and the Raiders were well represented at his pro day. However, their defensive front line is a mess after losing their studs. Al Davis bankrupted the team with vastly over paying players to the point RM has had to use the chopping block to get some money to sign new players. In addition with the ridiculous Palmer trade Raiders’ management gave away a couple of years of rebuilding. The Raiders are down to only having 3 first round draft picks on their roster. With their need to rebuild their defense, this is the wrong year for Geno to be available to them. If they do not draft wisely, the Broncos, Chiefs and Bolts are going to really separate from them.

      However, Reid wanted Alex Smith two years ago for Philly, but, AS resigned with the Niners. So, Reid has had his eyes set on AS for a long time.

      • micah stephenson

        I hope Rieds Man Crush on Alex Smith dont ruin our chance to finally draft an develope our own 10 yr franchise QB.

        • Tom Sparks

          Micah you have MUCH MORE of a man crush on Geno Smith, that doesn’t even come close to Reid’s admiration for Alex Smith!!
          Give us ALL a Break and just talk about Geno, when one of you conceive and then give birth to your LOVE CHILD, Geno Jr.!
          Admit it, Micah you have a special place in your groin for Geno and everyone here knows it!
          It’s s CRAZY kind of intimate bonding that only cums around once every 10-12 years!

          • micah stephenson

            Something tells me Tom Sparks likes GENO SMITH as much as the rest of us! Lol

          • Tom Sparks

            Micah,
            I think Geno is a good QB and thought we might have no choice, but to Draft him #1.
            But Andy Reid, not (Ried) got the VETERAN QB he wanted. Yea, I know he’s not that good evaluating & coaching QB’s LOL, but now that Alex Smith is our STARTER, I have to accept reality and trust Reid. Alex Smith is a much better QB than U and some other Chiefs denounce (Cassel 2.0, LOL). What happen to Chiefs fans that has football prowess? Now that there are other teams under us that think he is Franchise material (risky)!after his Pajama Pro Day, we should be able to get more pieces, we need NOW, by trading down. I am hoping it’s Buffalo @10, that owner is kind of a nut & we might be able to switch picks and get a number 2 and #1 next year and maybe more. Yea, I love Geno, but a have to look at this realistically now, and anyway, I have a different kind of love for Geno thayour obsessive Man-love for him…….;^

        • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

          People need to hop off the geno train. Honestly if so many experts are so skeptical of him, including our very own Reid and Dorsey, we gotta trust that and know that he is no RG3 or Luck. Do I like the idea of having a young franchise QB, of course! But do I want to see us waste our #1 on a QB who’s college success may not transfer to the NFL? No!
          I’m not a huge fan of the “not sexy” pick of an OT at #1, and would love to see us trade down, BUT its better to get a for sure OT of the future than take a big risk with geno

  • micah stephenson

    Dont give up! I never quit! Even if I am losing, I take it like a man. Untill GENO SMITHS name is called by another team its not over.

    • http://www.arrowheadaddict.com Patrick Allen

      haha. Keep faith, brother. This is all about entertainment for us all so if Geno is the guy you want, keep singing the gospel.

    • Steve Blank

      I would love it if the Chiefs drafted Geno…..then traded him away the same day to the highest bidder…..one of the teams who thought we were bluffing…that would be awesome

  • berttheclock

    One thing shown in the various FAcy signings by the new regime is how they reviewed the team and saw the areas which needed upgrades. They brought in 2 new QBs, two defensive backs, a defensive run stopper on the line, a tight end and an offensive lineman. I believe this will continue in the draft and I wouldn’t be surprised to see similar positions drafted as well as finding a new ILB. Plus, the Chiefs will be first on the waiver wire and, they might find a new pass rusher to run amok in the backfield of Denver. In addition, John Dorsey learned at Ted Thompson’s knee how to spot UFAs and bring them to camp.

    • Calchiefsfan

      Agreed. You have to think they’re focusing on competing with Denver first and foremost.

      • berttheclock

        A long time ago, Al Davis said you build you team to win your division, so you can go on to the playoffs. He tried to build his teams in the sixties to beat the Chiefs

        • Calchiefsfan

          I remember those days very well. I believe that was one of the things Davis was right about.

  • Pessimisticchiefsfan

    Trading the first pick will be the biggest move this offseason. For what we have signed its now an absolute must. I agree the bills should be the main target then the cards. Should easily be able to do a first round swap and a second. Anything after that is a bonus

  • berttheclock

    Mr Graverson, good analysis. The plum would be Buffalo’s second pick which is Number 41. Might be good enough to allow Dorsey to trade back up into the bottom of the 1st round, of course, along with an additional pick to be added.

    • Danny W

      Why get back into the first round?

  • redchiefs

    The NFL is a business. It is in the realm of possibilities that KC could draft Geno Smith, then tell the other QB needy teams they would trade Chase Daniels. HOWEVER, like Lyle, I believe the #1 draft pick is a very hot commodity and likely will receive multiple picks in exchange.

    • berttheclock

      The interesting part is a couple of months ago and even just last month, the “pundits” were all saying there is no worth in the first pick as the talent is pretty even. However, the hype has begun and panic will set in with various GMs to the point Number 1 will be viewed by early in the 4th week of April as a Must. Then, the phones at One Arrowhead and e-mails will be burning hot.

      • Calchiefsfan

        Hype and emotion remove common sense and reason in buyers and thus a bidding war. Let’s hope this fire continues until draft day. Then Dorsey/Reid will have acquired a decent quarterback which we know what he’s capable of, still retain a high 1st round pick, (7 or 8 is my guess), get their 2nd round pick back and then maybe a nice bonus of next year’s first round pick from a perrenial bad team. I like it!

        For those who don’t want an OT with the first pick, Star Lotulelei might still be available because of health concerns. He would be a steal at 7 or 8.

  • Chris Tarrants

    I still have one foot in the bandwagon! Hypothetical question, what is keeping us from drafting Geno #1 create a camp battle and who ever looses between the three gets put on the trading block? We would vertually have three of the top available QB’s. Somebody somewhere would have to pony up a first and second rounder to land either Alex or Geno!

    • ArrowFan

      I agree I would love nothing more than to see Smith Smith Daniels as our QB’s next season.

    • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

      Some people just dont understand the true value of a QB. People wont give up a first and second for either of these guys!

  • TAZMOSIS

    Been saying for weeks that Geno goes at #1, just not to the Chiefs. Just this morning on Mike and Mike on ESPN, Jaworski says that exact same thing. This is going to be like a shark feeding frenzy! Let the bidding begin!!!

    • Calchiefsfan

      Exactly!

    • http://www.arrowheadaddict.com Patrick Allen

      I hope so. We’d land some serious picks. It’d be nice to get a second back and maybe still get a developmental QB then.

    • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

      Dont get so excited, Geno is no RG3 or Luck, and he wont command the same kings randsom. Having said that, I do think we CAN find a trade partner with a team that wants Geno, BUT it will mean us swapping firsts, picking up a second and maybe next years third. That’s as good as it’s going to get. We need to stop expecting crazy things like getting their first this year, next year, and two seconds. People are crazy man haha

      • TAZMOSIS

        Agreed. But what the Chiefs should get is a first and a second. Maybe something in the middle or a two next year. They will not get what the ‘Skins gave up for RGIII. But, the closer the draft gets, the more the fans of those teams that need a QB will be voicing their opinions to their respective GMs and owners. We have all seen just how that can impact teams. Just look at last year, with Cleveland and Miami.

        • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

          Very true! I think the closer to the draft we get, the more said team would overpay to get the pick! Very excited!

  • PunjabiPete

    Micah? Is that you?

    • micah stephenson

      Uh……..no?……..I got to get out of here quik. I think they might b on to me!

  • berttheclock

    Open note to Micah S about his comment that we all remember the top 4 QBs taken last year, but, not offensive linemen.
    For those 4 QBs taken, Andrew Luck with Anthony Castonzo in place at LT, who was a Round 1 pick 22. RG3 with Trent Williams, LT, Round 1 pick 4 and a pro bowler, Tannehill with LT, Jake Long, Round 1 pick 1, Weedon with Joe Thomas, LT, Round 1 pick 3 and Russell Wilson, with Okung, LT, Round 1 pick 6 in place.
    We have Albert, Round 1, Pick 15, of whom has not signed his FT as yet.
    BTW, be sure to ask Luck, RG3, Tannehill, Weedon and Wilson if they find their LTs to be “BORING!!!”.

    • micah stephenson

      Out of every name you just posted if the teams drafted right now, all the QBs wud go 1st then the OTs.

      • berttheclock

        You build your offensive line, FIRST. I lived in Seattle when the Seahawks took Rick Mirer with the 2nd pick in the draft. After signing him and paying him a great deal of money, the owner, Ken Behring, demanded the HC, Flores, to start him. The O-line was porous and Rick Mirer was destroyed both physically and mentally. Yeah, he kicked around the league for a few years, but, he became very mediocre. Then, the Seahawks drafted Walter Jones, who became a HOFer, and Steve Hutchinson and had an excellent O-line to protect Hasslebeck and they went to the SB. David Carr was ruined with the Texans similarly.
        I have nothing against Geno, but, I don’t believe the Chiefs have a solid foundation set up for him and he would be wasted. I, also, feel the offensive line should be improved to protect Alex Smith. First things first, Micah, you build your foundation first. Peyton Manning would be nothing behind a mediocre line, as well as those QBs taken last year. Russell Wilson would have not survived had he been drafted by the Seahawks 4 years back. Their O-line built by Schneider made it possible for Wilson to thrive. Same as the O-line with Joe Staley and the Niners, made Alex Smith better, especially, after adding Iupati and Davis. First things first.

        • micah stephenson

          Huh! I remember people saying denvers oline sucked and wud get manning killed! He’s still living.

        • micah stephenson

          LT Albert 1st rd pick. LG Asomoah 2nd rd pick. Center R.Hudson 2nd rd pick. LG J.Allen 2nd rd pick. RT. D.Stephenson high 3rd pick. How many early picks you gone spend on the oline wen we aint spent no high picks on a QB. Well no high picks except for geting beat out of this yrs 34th pick.

        • micah stephenson

          Us readers hear at AA are smarter than that. You gone have a tuff time convincing us the oline position is more important than the QB position.

    • micah stephenson

      If you take the QB away from all those teams they are fucked! But if you take the LT away from those teams, they will b ok as long as they still have the QB.

      • Danny W

        I agree, QB is worth way more than LT. Jake Long and Joe Thomas are prime examples.

        • micah stephenson

          Huh? Did you say you AGREE? OK who are you, and more importantly what did you do with Danny W? Lol.

    • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

      Thank you so much for this. Love seeing people do their research and then post things!

  • GDL40

    Of course, I also wished we would’ve drafted Geno and keep our picks instead of Alex Smih, however, I also realize that wagon has been dismantled with a passion! : ( so this would be te next best thing, wether they draft him and trade him to the highest bidder, or trade the pick, that would make te Alex trade hurt a little less. I hope Dorsey starts calling Buffalo and Arizona soon even if we only get their 2nd long with the swap, at this point I would be ok with that. There’s our ILB in the 2nd round for sure

  • http://twitter.com/skymuscle83 Skylor Kingrey

    Well I was for getting alex smith but when I heard what we gave up for him, I was shocked!! We over reached big time for him!! I think taking Geno is a solid choice. let the kid develop and learn the system before throwing him out there. I think not taking Geno at number 1 could be a major mistake. Take a O-lineman? Now to me that’d be foolish. Pick up Geno KC and that way you have a possibly excellent QB waiting to be out there.

    • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

      I really like the idea of geno in about 2-3 years. Good call. But I just dont know if Geno is really worth it given our current QB situation

  • Irebigjohn

    I think we should wait until johnny manzel is ready and take him in two years and that should solve our QB problems. And we should trade up to take him at #1. The kid is a star and he is nothing like tebow for all you haters out there. He will be better then luck or RG3.

    • Danny W

      I think he will have to prove more than just one year and a beating of Alabama with out the best Left Tackle in the NCAA to stamp that. So if the Eagles offer the same as the Bills we’ll give the trade to the Eagles because their picks are higher which are worth more.

    • Michael Shaw

      Buddy I think he comes out next year!!

  • nathan82

    Here is my question for all of you out there. Do we make a trade with Arizona/Buffalo and get more picks but potentially miss out on the top two OT, or do we trade with someone like the Eagles, get fewer picks but nab our OT. I am assuming that OT is what they want, and it seems pretty clear that it has to be with the big gaping hole at RT.

    • Danny W

      They’ll make the trade with whoever gives them the most.

    • Michael Shaw

      Couldn’t Schwartz handle the OT duties if they picked up Chance Warmack at #7 or #8??? Or maybe even Donald Stephenson?

      • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

        He says he is a guard who could also play OT. Better to play him at guard and let him excel than to have an average OT play.

  • steve james

    I think this has been their plan since very shortly after they got the jobs. It has been very apparent that Dorsey is huge about planning your work and working you plan, I think he has been there done that and knew a long time ago he could get more done with multiple picks than with a developmental quarterback who really in everyone’s opinion is a long way from NFL greatness. He is not a new person to the game he knows what happens. I personally hope they do get a 1st second and a 1st next year, that would be outstanding and really open up options for this year and next. This fellas is how I see a dynasty starting. GO CHIEFS!!!

  • micah stephenson

    Now that I think about it STL is dum for not drafting RG3 even tho they had Bradford already! Even with those extra picks the rams still sucks!

  • Pridenpoise

    Your fukin dreamin pal if you think buffalo or anybody else is giving you two number ones and a two for geno. WAKE UP. Btw the Bills are taking Barkley.

    • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

      Thank you! People see Geno as if he is Andrew Luck. GENO simply will not commmand the kings ransom last years top QBs did. We’d be lucky to swap firsts and get a second

  • Danny W

    Lyle
    I wonder about these media types as well. I mean anyone with eyes could tell Geno Smith has all the tools to be something special now after a pro day they start clamoring about him being a top ten. What a joke. I don’t trust any of them.

  • Michael Shaw

    Has anyone considered that if we do trade with AZ or Buffalo that we might snag up Ogletree? Supposedly he is a beast of a LB and can play either ILB or OLB in a 3-4 or a 4-3. Someone that versatile has to be worth a #7 or #8 overall, right? I still contend that we should draft Chance Warmack if we trade down to the one of those picks, but I wouldn’t be upset with Ogletree either!! Can you imagine an OL with Albert, Warmack, Hudson, Asomoah and Schwartz or a LB core of Hali, Ogletree, DJ and Houston?!!! Wow what fun we could have!!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nodanep Don Pena

    You make good points but if anything has been certain its how unpredictable Reid and Dorsey have been. In a interview on KC.com Dorsey stated that the Alex smith signing hasnt change their plans going into the draft, but it did give them more options. Also he stated that they are not going in the direction that all the so called experts think the should or have to go. Very interesting comments. So if they had Geno on top of their board n what Dorsey says is true they still may take him. Not to mention KC had “high ranking officials” attend his pro day. Again why bother if you were not interested. I can see paying Alex and Daniel making sense even with Geno. If they were bringing in Alex to start but also to mentor because the NFL knows his ceiling its makes sense the price they paid. His money is for playing and coaching. Daniel is a back-up but Geno would be the future and true franchise QB and made to sit and learn from Alex. If Alex goes down they still have a veteran to step in unless Geno is ready then Chase would back him up. After all we need 3 QBs. Another thing i find strange is why didnt the Chiefs go after any of the top WR when they were available as aggressively as they did Alex. Maybe cuz they are saving the cash for someone else.

    • http://twitter.com/RusselAzul Russel Azul

      Chiefs wanted to give Baldwin a shot with their new coaches to show what he’s got. He has a very high ceiling and people forget that because of him not breaking out just yet. If he’s bad again this year, expect him to be cut, but dont be surprised when he breaks out this year with a new QB and other weapons around him. OH and not to mention a proven pass happy offensive scheme brought in by Reid.

  • Joeschmoeee

    If nobody trades up for Smith we need to steal him with the hopes of later picks in the draft (hopefully second). If nobody picks him up, just work with him. If you wanna get technical about “proven QBs”, nobody has seen enough of Chase to conclude hes a legit backup. For all we know he could be another Palko. Draft Geno. If we can’t trade him, let him and Chase battle for second spot.